Assembly Resources

On this page you will find background information and resources for the Citizens’ Assembly. We will be posting information and resources throughout the process. You can click on each file for a short description of its contents.

You will be able to find:

  1. Important Documents for the Citizens’ Assembly;
  2. Submissions from the Community;
  3. Background Learning Materials for the Citizens’ Assembly;
  4. Learning Program Materials for the Citizens’ Assembly.

You can also find more information and resources about community planning in Grandview-Woodland on the City of Vancouver website.

Learning materials prepared for, and presented to, Assembly members will be posted here as they become available.

Title Download
City Brief: “What we heard”: Housing, Andrew Pask, City of Vancouver (2 of 2)
1 files    388 downloads
Download
City Brief: “What we heard”: Housing, Andrew Pask, City of Vancouver (1 of 2)
1 files    323 downloads
Download
Nick Sully, Shape Architecture
1 files    391 downloads
Download
James Evans, local developer
1 files    505 downloads
Download
Thom Armstrong, Co-op Housing Federation of BC (2 of 2)
0 files    276 downloads
Download
Thom Armstrong, Co-op Housing Federation of BC (1 of 2)
1 files    329 downloads
Download
James Roy, BC Non Profit Housing Association, Senior Policy Analyst
1 files    322 downloads
Download
Abi Bond, Director of Housing, City of Vancouver
1 files    321 downloads
Download
Orientation Talk: Regional Context and land-use, Jane Pickering, Deputy Director of Planning, City of Vancouver (2 of 2)
1 files    319 downloads
Download
Orientation Talk: Regional Context and land-use, Jane Pickering, Deputy Director of Planning, City of Vancouver (1 of 2)
1 files    306 downloads
Download
HEALTH EQUITY AND COMMUNITY DESIGN, Planning Healthy Communities Fact Sheet Series
1 files    722 downloads
Download
ACTIVE LIVING, CHILDREN & YOUTH, Planning Healthy Communities Fact Sheet Series
1 files    564 downloads
Download
HEALTHY BUILT ENVIRONMENT LINKAGES, Provincial Health Services Authority
1 files    724 downloads
Download
Density, condos and housing affordability, Policy Note (blog)
1 files    599 downloads
Download
Charles Montgomery: Welcome to Happyville: How we can improve our lives by designing smart cities, National Post
1 files    690 downloads
Download
Most Germans don’t buy their homes, they rent. Here’s why, Quartz
1 files    243 downloads
Download
In World’s Best-Run Economy, House Prices Keep Falling — Because That’s What House Prices Are Supposed To Do, Forbes
1 files    1351 downloads
Download
Our Community, Our Plan (OCCP): Handout
1 files    860 downloads
Download
Grandview Heritage Group: Information
1 files    1063 downloads
Download
Aboriginal Mother Centre Society: Information
1 files    1514 downloads
Download
Thom Armstrong, Co-op Housing Federation of BC
1 files    309 downloads
Download
Nick Sully, Shape Architecture
1 files    1129 downloads
Download
James Roy, Social Housing in Vancouver
1 files    363 downloads
Download
James Evans, Local Developer
1 files    521 downloads
Download
G-W Citizens’ Assembly: Week #2 Core Presentation
1 files    280 downloads
Download
Abi Bond, City of Vancouver
1 files    342 downloads
Download
Jane Pickering, City of Vancouver
1 files    246 downloads
Download
Vancouver’s Housing and Homelessness Strategy 2012-2021
1 files    872 downloads
Download
City Backgrounder: Housing
1 files    423 downloads
Download
G-W Community Profile: Housing
1 files    958 downloads
Download
Rent now, pray later: City has mixed success in creating affordable housing, Vancouver Courier
1 files    255 downloads
Download
Fears over impact of vacant residences in Vancouver misplaced: census, Vancouver Sun
1 files    220 downloads
Download
Opinion: Affordable housing concerns here to stay, Vancouver Courier
1 files    301 downloads
Download
Are Stats Glossing over Vancouver’s Housing Crisis?, The Tyee
1 files    214 downloads
Download
The Middle Ground, Vancouver Magazine
1 files    207 downloads
Download
Vancouver: The Highrise Myth
1 files    335 downloads
Download
Tall Tower Debates Could Use Less Dogma, Planetizen
0 files    264 downloads
Download
A Year Later, Why Go Downtown?, The Tyee
1 files    300 downloads
Download
Housing Profile
0 files    325 downloads
Download
Housing Backgrounder
1 files    923 downloads
Download
Assembly Meeting #2, Slides, Part 3
1 files    403 downloads
Download
Assembly Meeting #2, Slides, Part 2
1 files    398 downloads
Download
Assembly Meeting #2, Slides, Part 1
1 files    316 downloads
Download

Get the Final Report

Cover

(High Resolution)

The Grandview-Woodland Citizens’ Assembly put local residents at the centre of the community planning process. Forty-eight randomly selected local residents and business owners met eleven times over nine months to learn, listen and put forward their recommendations concerning the future of the Grandview-Woodland neighbourhood. Download their final report here.